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If i froze a soft pretzel would it be ok to let my ten month old gum it for sore gums?

he has one tooth and i think a second is coming through

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:09 PM on Nov. 27, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Not if there's course salt on it.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 1:13 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • ^^^saltless sure!
    luvmygrandbaby

    Answer by luvmygrandbaby at 1:14 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • Flick off the salt rocks and he should be fine
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:15 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • No, he'll eventually suck it so much that a piece will come off. If he only has one tooth then he could choke. A teether put in the refrigerator NOT the freezer is safer.

    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:15 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • why not do a frozen wash cloth? Is softer and more flexible so it fits over the gums better
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:22 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • I wouldn't. A piece could break off and he could choke.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:33 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • That would be my only concern too, a piece falling off once he's gnawed it enough.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 1:34 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • I think i'm going to try a washcloth instead he doesn't seem to care for teethers for some reason
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 1:39 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • It depends on your 10 month old. My son at 10 months would have been fine with it. Even with no teeth he was eating small bites of stuff and chewing on and eating bread sticks and such. My DD at 10 months was just starting and I would have worried about her choking.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:48 PM on Nov. 27, 2012

  • I used to use this type of teethers and put a cold piece of apple in it, it  did help him.

    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 8:59 AM on Nov. 29, 2012

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